I haven't had the need to shop for memory cards for a while so my brain's price list is still stuck in 2009 or whenever CF cards used to be cheaper than SD. I recently had a look at memory card prices and I can now exclaim "this is madness" and "I've been living under a rock".
I'll use 400X by Lexar as an example
128 GB CF costs $320 vs 128 GB SDXC for $120
64 GB CF costs $150 vs 64 GB SDXC for $65
32 GB CF costs $80 vs 32 GB SDHC for $35
So basically SD cards are less than half the price of equally sized CF cards with identical speed ratings now. That's insane! I'm wondering if the 7D Mark II will support CF + SD, like the 5D Mark 3 does.
There's even a 256 GB SDXC on B&H now, but no CF equivalent from any mainstream big brands. Max capacity and price used to go in favor of CF, but it is no longer true. Is there any advantage to getting CF anymore? Besides "durability" and higher top speed, 1000X vs SD's 600X max. Those speeds are out of my league anyway, pricing wise.